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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (4): 726–728.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the festival's alterations over time; more streamlining would have helped the reader hold on to the important points more easily. Such a critique, however, should not take away from the quality of this work. The book's larger arguments are engaging and important, and this meticulous work should interest scholars...
Published: 01 August 2002
Figure 4 Festival of Our Lady of Rosary. Source: Rugendas, Viagem pitoresca através do Brasil . More
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (2): 361–362.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Rossana Barragán The book is built around different accounts, in the first part using texts produced about the festive events and in the second part exploring specific groups of participants, such as creoles, Indians, and people of African descent. For Potosí, we have accounts of the 1608 Corpus...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (4): 739–740.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Elizabeth Schwall elizabeth.schwall@gmail.com Choreographing Mexico: Festive Performances and Dancing Histories of a Nation . By Manuel R. Cuellar . Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2022...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Christina Bueno Funerals, Festivals, and Cultural Politics in Porfirian Mexico . By Esposito Matthew D. . Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press , 2010 . Photographs. Illustrations. Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography. Index . xvi , 313 pp. Paper , $29.95 . Copyright 2013...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (2): 303–330.
Published: 01 May 2012
... they projected themselves onto the national stage. In support of the war effort, they organized fund drives and sent uniforms and other supplies to the front. Following Brazil’s victory, they sponsored parades and other public festivities in honor of the returning troops. While hailing the army’s achievements...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2015) 95 (3): 427–458.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Hendrik Kraay Abstract This article examines the pre-Lenten festivities labeled entrudo in early nineteenth-century Rio de Janeiro and traces the efforts to repress them, which enjoyed a measure of success by the mid-1850s. During this period, the predominant form of pre-Lenten revelry involved...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Reed Benjamin In sum, this work is an ideal resource for advanced graduate seminars covering themes of festival culture, the history of creole elites, the baroque, and aesthetics within broader panoramas of colonial Latin American history, literature, and culture. It is also invaluable...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2006) 86 (1): 185–186.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Elizabeth W. Kiddy The essays together make the point that festivals need to be examined by historians as the multifaceted, multivocal, and context-laden expressions that they have always been. The articles are rich in detail, carefully researched, and well argued. They are a welcome addition...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (4): 721–723.
Published: 01 November 2023
... . Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Miguel A. Valerio's study of African confraternities and festival culture in Mexico—with an eye to the wider diaspora—is a story not only of Black agency, community, and resilience but of a vibrant, unyielding Black joy. Inspired by recent public discourse...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (1): 41–72.
Published: 01 February 2009
... in Panzós. El Gráfico, July 30, 1978. A photo of 22 young Mayas covered the front page of Guatemala’s daily El Gráfico on July 30, 1978, accompanied by an unexpected headline: “Reinas Indígenas [Indigenous Pageant Queens] Condemn This Year’s Folklore Festival.” As the pageant queens and supporters...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2024) 104 (2): 357–358.
Published: 01 May 2024
.... The main focus of the work is the Tashkent Festival of Cinemas of Asia, Africa, and Latin America and the many cinematic universes that came into contact through its participants. It is organized around two major objectives: describing the evolution of the festival, its early selections and accomplishments...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (3): 522–524.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of other disciplines. The most original contributions of this book pertain to the annual cycle of Catholic festivals leading up to pre-Lenten Carnival, which play a central role in the collective self-fashioning and promotion of the city to the outside world. Ickes reveals a history of controversy...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (3): 555–556.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of Panquetzaliztli, a festival celebrated over the 20 days of the 15th month of the Aztec calendar. This study covers all available sources and analyses, as well as all social, economic, and religious aspects of Panquetzaliztli. Furthermore, Schwaller deals with certain issues that have not received much attention...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (2): 380–381.
Published: 01 May 2023
... regional identity,” crucial in developing the notion of Salvador as a place of folklore, festivity, and, above all, Blackness (p. 19). What Romo shows here is how the Bahian writer, the French photographer, and the Argentine Brazilian artist and their partners developed this “trademark” through...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2005) 85 (4): 720–721.
Published: 01 November 2005
... commemorations, as well as to omit the contribution of Afro-Brazilians to the history of Bahia—such as the role of militarized slaves in the battles that drove out the Portuguese in 1823. The latter, however, persisted in the collective memory of slaves and free blacks during the Empire, shaping the festivities...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (2): 329–330.
Published: 01 May 1997
.... Despite this awkwardness, however, the method usefully underscores the significance of the social construction of drinking while not ignoring its universal danger. Women’s roles in festivals, household gender relations, and cures for excessive drinking provide three avenues for exploration. Festivals...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2004) 84 (3): 563–564.
Published: 01 August 2004
... in popular festivities designed by the authorities to commemorate the federal state. Salvatore reinforces the now abundant literature that shows the existence of a free labor market in the Buenos Aires pampas and the advantages that the peasants derived from it, adding rich empirical evidence...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (2): 316–318.
Published: 01 May 2014
... an “extraordinary relationship to divinity” (p. 27). Inexplicably, her argument about Saint Bridget is buried in an endnote. Her examination of this comedia includes a study of the festival book that was prepared to commemorate its performance and related festivities. She argues persuasively that the festival book...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (4): 703–704.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the infrastructure and the rituals of the Catholic Church for its own purposes, before secularizing the celebration more fully under the aegis of liberalism from the 1870s. Díaz Arias also shows convincingly how the festivities spread from the elite to the artisans of San José and from the Central Valley to the more...